Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - April 20 issue

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Kootenay Business has selected 10 career opportunities from leading companies throughout the region to feature as our Top Jobs of the week. Want to give your employment opportunities a boost? List them on the Kootenays #1 Career newsletter.  We really promote your jobs! For more info contact [email protected]

Recreation/Administration Worker—Permanent full-time

Position Summary

This position is responsible to support the Community Health and Wellness programs with administrative support including: payables, filing, minute taking, and event and activity support. Additionally, the position will lead the planning and facilitation of a Community Recreation program that promotes and provides opportunities to increase citizens access to fitness and life skills (including socio-cultural support) activities and programs. This would include: a targeted programming for youth aged 12-18 designed to promote personal growth and wellbeing; fitness gym evenings; and fitness competitions and events.

Key Responsibilities:

Recreation Program

  • Facilitate physical fitness two evenings per week in the ʔaq̓ amnik̓ School Gym: One being focused on Community and one focused on pre-season training for sports teams’ tryouts
  • Plan and facilitate events such as: Coaching workshop, Community Competitions, and Fitness Education
  • Guide future activities from Community feedback and ideas.
  • Create competitions with other First Nation communities.

Administration Support

  • Assisting all programs in the CHW Department with payables, filing, meeting and event preparations, and minute taking
  • Assisting in the delivery of events and activities as requested

Qualifications

  • Grade 12
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ktunaxa/Aboriginal people and Ktunaxa/Aboriginal culture is an asset.
  • Demonstrated excellence in Fitness or Sport Activities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with youth from diverse backgrounds; ability to quickly build rapport and trust.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills
  • Three years’ experience in Delivery of Recreational Activities
  • Two years’ experience in Office Administration, Event Planning and Facilitation
  • Physically fit to deliver and participate in training programs
  • Patient and approachable.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Completion of and possession of valid CPR and First Aid Certificate.
  • Valid Class 5 BC driver’s license.
  • Vulnerable Sector Check and Criminal Record Check clearance required.

Remuneration: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:

Jan Bailey, HR Manager
ʔaq̓ am Administration
7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5;
email: [email protected]
Fax: 250-426-8935

Closing Date: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 @ 4:30 MT. Thank you to all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Director of Community Health and Wellness - permanent full-time position

Would you like to join our team?

Position Summary:

The Director of Community Health and Wellness oversees and manages the Department of Community Health and Wellness. This position is responsible and accountable for the departmental leadership, direction and overall management of community health and wellness programs in accordance with ʔaq̓am’s strategic plan to achieve our Vision.

Training, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Humanities, Social Work or a related program.
  • Six (6) to eight (8) years related experience to include three (3) to four (4) years at demonstrating excellence and innovation in Contract and Program Delivery Management
  • Post-Secondary Courses or Formal Training to include: Leadership, Team building, Administration, Management/Supervision, Policy Development, and effective Human Resource Management
  • Experience in the leadership and management of health and wellness programs and staff
  • Experience working with relevant Government Agencies and applicable Legislation
  • Experience in the planning, development and implementation of community services and education programs and staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ktunaxa/Aboriginal people and Ktunaxa/Aboriginal culture is an asset.
  • Experience working in a First Nation organization
  • Understanding First Nation Governance and implementation strategies.

For further information about this position, please visit our website aqam.net under Employment and Contract Opportunities. Remuneration: salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes a favourable benefits package and pension plan.

Please submit your cover letter and resume marked “confidential” to:

Jan Bailey, HR Manager
ʔaq̓ am Administration
7470 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5
e-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 250-426-8935

Closing Date: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m. MT. Any applications received after this time will not be considered. Thank you to all those that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Branch Manager—Castlegar

We’re looking for someone who thinks strategically, who can plan for today and can envision future opportunities that align with our long term strategies. The ideal incumbent is a leader who drives for results and success and brings a leadership presence and core values that will influence, motivate and inspire our people. With a bachelor’s degree or designation in business studies, combined with four or more years' financial industry experience, you’ll be well-positioned to lead your team in a sales & service-oriented environment. Apply: [email protected]

UX/UI Web Designer—Revelstoke

We are looking for a talented UX/UI Designer who is able to create elegant, modern, pixel-perfect designs for both web & mobile apps. You will be responsible for turning our current product into a sparkling gem of pure radiant awesome. We want to dramatically improve our user experience, and you’ll be leading the charge on systematically improving our functional and visual design. Apply: [email protected]

Lodge Manager—Nelson

The Lodge Manager (LM) is part of the Retallack Management team who delivers hospitality excellence at Retallack Lodge, creating a unique Retallack guest experience. The LM works in collaboration with the Mountain Operations Team and Nelson/New Denver Office teams to deliver exceptional experiences for our guests and employees, and continued success for Retallack. Apply: [email protected]

Client Service Professional—Cranbrook

Koocanusa Publications Incorporated (KPI) Media is looking for an energetic individual who is an excellent communicator and strong team player. This Client Service Professional position involves working directly with a client base of small and large business owners, agents, and marketing managers who are located throughout  the East and West Kootenay region—helping them maximize their print and Internet advertising, marketing, and promotion. Apply to: [email protected]

Head of Maintenance – P/T—Cranbrook

St. Mary's School is looking to hire a person to be in charge of building and property maintenance. The ideal person will have experience in building maintenance. A background in plumbing, electrical, heating, carpentry, supply ordering, and custodial supervision is preferred. The person must be physically fit. On the job training will be provided. Apply: [email protected]

Doorman/Bouncer—Invermere

We are looking to hire a qualified doorman: verifying customer IDs as they enter, ensure safety of staff and customers, ability to handle situations and make quick decisions, strong- headed with the ability to maintain discipline and cool environment, respond to emergency situations as directed by RCMP and strong interpersonal skills. Please apply in person to Mike Stevens at Copper City Saloon.

Woodsman—Field, B.C.

Duties: inform Housekeeping Manager or Assistant Housekeeping Manager when wood/kindling needs to be ordered; unload wood on delivery ensuring it is chopped, and put away; assist in maintaining of criteria set by Housekeeping department/Woodshed keeping it neat and clean on a weekly basis; maintain (ensuring quality) of all woodbins around property; maintain by sweeping, all required sections of property. Apply: [email protected]

Campground Office and Labourer—Golden

Golden Eco Adventure Ranch is seeking an individual that is able to work weekdays and weekends. Minimum 10 hrs a week that could turn into full-time employment for July and August.
Person will be responsible for taking care of, but not limited to: providing front desk services; maintain campground lands and facilities; run Campground Store.  Apply: [email protected]

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